Excise Tax eFile
Header Detail Information for Excise Tax XML

Term Definition
binaryAttachmentCoun Number of PDF attachments included in the file.
Jurisdiction WI for Wisconsin
Timestamp Time the file was created. Note: The timestamp requires an offset from GMT. Central Standard Time is 6 hours behind GMT so January 10, 2011 at 11:02 AM CST would be "2011-01-10T11:02:23-06:00"
TaxPeriodBeginDate First day of the tax period covered by the return. Note: This element is optional in the schema but is required for Wisconsin.
TaxPeriodEndDate Last day of the tax period covered by the return. Note: This element is optional in the schema but is required for Wisconsin.
TaxYear The year of this return.
PaidPreparerInformation This element group is optional in the schema, but should be used where the return is done by a paid preparer.
PreparerBusinessName/ BusinessNameLine1 Preparer's business name. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
PreparerBusinessName/ BusinessNameLine2 Optional second line for preparer's name. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, slash, percent, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
PreparerPersonName Name of the person preparing the reconciliation return.
Originator Required information about the electronic return originator.
EFIN The EFIN is a 6 digit number issued by the IRS to electronic return originators.
OriginatorTypeCd "ERO", "ReportingAgent" or "LargeTaxpayer" are the most likely choices, pick the appropriate one.
SoftwareId Put whatever you like in this field to help you identify your software.
AmendedReturnIndicator Check this box if you are submitting an amended return.
OriginalSubmissionId Enter the original submission Id of a return rejected at the due date but resubmitted during the perfection period.
OriginalSubmissionDate Enter the original submission date of a return rejected at the due date but resubmitted during the perfection period.
ReturnType Required. Form Number, must exactly match enumerated list. See ExciseStateEnumerations.xsd
StateEIN The 15 digit Wisconsin Tax Number (WTN). Note: This element is optional in the schema but is required for Wisconsin.
Filer/Name/BusinessNameLine1 Filer's business name. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
Filer/Name/BusinessNameLine2 Optional second line for Filer's business name. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, slash, percent, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
Address USAddress or ForeignAddress of the filer.
Business Representative/Name/FirstName Required, first name of contact if we have questions about the electronic return.
Business Representative/Name/LastName Required.
Business Representative/Title Required, title of business representative.
Business Representative/Phone Optional, phone number of contact.
Business Representative/EmailAddress Optional, business representative email address.

Last updated July 14, 2011